LNM: AICW Buoy 47 Relocated due to Shoaling, Lockwoods Folly, Problem Stretch, NC Statute Mile 322
This ICW buoy is on the north shoulder of the Waterway’s path through the mouth of Lockwoods Folly Inlet. With recent shoaling, Cruisers Net recommends mid to high tide for navigating this intersection. See local notice Buoy 46B Removed.
THE FOLLOWING AID TO NAVIGATION HAS BEEN RELOCATED.
1. Cape Fear River – Little River Buoy 47 (LLNR 40225) in Lockwoods Folly Crossing was moved to position 33-55-17.921 N, 078-14-03.157 W to better mark shoaling. Shoaling exists in Lockwoods Folly Inlet to a channel depth of 4 feet at mean low water throughout the inlet and to a depth of 2 feet at mean low water in the crossing near Buoy 47A (LLNR 40230). Mariners are advised to use extreme caution while navigating this area. NC BNM 186-19
Chart 11534 LNM 38/19